Texas-Tyler is the 2018 Division III baseball champion after a 9-6 win on Tuesday afternoon to complete the sweep of Texas Luthern. UT Tyler took a 1-0 series lead in the battle of the Lone Star state in the daycap, topping Texas Lutheran, 8-1. Texas-Tyler’s Simon Sedillo pitched nine sharp innings, allowing just six hits.
Texas-Tyler and Texas Lutheran advanced to the championship series after the Patriots defeated Randolph-Macon 8-6 and the Bulldogs beat Concordia Chicago 5-4 Saturday evening. The two teams met earlier this season with UT Tyler sweeping the series back on February 23 and 24.